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Asylum applications and refugees from Togo

697 People from Togo fled and applied for asylum in other countries in 2020, according to UNHCR data. This corresponds to approximately 0.008% of all residents. The most destination countries hereof have been Germany, France and the United States. Overall, 76 percent of the asylum applications have been rejected. The most successful have been the refugees in Ghana and in Mexico.

A total of 77 people fled to the United States from Togo. With 20 positive decisions, 39.22 percent of all new applications have been accepted.

In a second listing below you find the refugees, who came from foreign countries and made their appication in Togo.

Refugee countries by origin and destination


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Asylum applications of refugees from Togo

The total number of initial and continuing applications refers to the year 2020. Please note that the number of decisions (acceptations or rejections) does not have to sum up with the number of applications, because there may still have been open cases from previous years. Also they dont have to be closed within the same calendar year. In addition, asylum procedures can also be closed, if the applicant disappeared or withdrew the application.

New Applications

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Germany1430570.0 %
France138258722.3 %
United States77203139.2 %
Italy6710939.7 %
Mauritania610100.0 %
Belgium50104518.2 %
Greece45245132.0 %
Ireland19050.0 %
Mexico1850100.0 %
United Kingdom16050.0 %
Switzerland13101050.0 %
Ghana8120100.0 %
Algeria8050.0 %
Portugal700
Cameroon700
South Korea5050.0 %
Nigeria55550.0 %
Slovenia500
Lebanon5050.0 %
Brazil0131350.0 %
Malta0050.0 %
Totals69713443223.7 %

Reviews

Destinationappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Germany15102943.3 %
France83143926.4 %
United States510110.0 %
Italy000
Mauritania240140.0 %
Belgium180250.0 %
Greece465499.3 %
Ireland000
Mexico000
United Kingdom6050.0 %
Switzerland000
Ghana000
Algeria0050.0 %
Portugal000
Cameroon000
South Korea000
Nigeria000
Slovenia000
Lebanon000
Brazil000
Malta000
Totals243294426.2 %

Asylum applications of foreign refugees in Togo

Togo is not only a country from which many people escape. There are also refugees from other countries, who apply for asylum here and hope for a better future. Only in the year 2020 there have been 121 asylum applications from refugees of other countries. The most successful have been the refugees from Syria and from the Congo.

New Applications

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Ivory Coast49101835.7 %
Central Africa2252815.2 %
Cameroon1200
Lebanon850100.0 %
Turkey810566.7 %
Mali60130.0 %
Syria6110100.0 %
Congo55550.0 %
Congo (Dem. Republic)550100.0 %
Totals121516942.5 %

Reviews

Originappliedacceptedrejectedacceptance
rate
Ivory Coast000
Central Africa10700
Cameroon000
Lebanon000
Turkey1000
Mali1300
Syria000
Congo500
Congo (Dem. Republic)500
Totals14000


National migrant stock from 1960 to 2015

In 2015 a total of 276,844 migrants lived in Togo. These are all residents who live permanently in the country but were born in another country. The amount includes granted refugees but no asylum seekers. The data are based on the results of censuses, as well as on estimates and projections of the United Nations Population Division.
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